Tag: Tomas Kopecky

Thoughts about the Frolik deal

A few things to keep in mind about the Michael Frolik deal (in no particular order). Frolik gives the Blackhawks, potentially, a second line center.  Frolik has been playing almost exclusively on the wing with the Panthers.  He can play all three positions and Joel Quenneville loves versatility.   This team desperately needs someone who... Read more »

IS THIS FINALLY KOPECKY'S YEAR

It’s taken Tomas Kopecky a long time to get here. Injuries hampered his career at the start.  A second round draft pick of the Detroit Red Wings, Kopecky was healthy enough to play only 48 games in 2003-04 and 2004-05 in the American Hockey League.  When he finally made it to “The Apple” full-time in... Read more »

BOYNTON AND THE BLACKHAWKS BIG PICTURE

I love NHL coach-speak. When Brent Sutter was the head coach of the New Jersey Devils he fired this line at me: “The game is 60 minutes.  You don’t know which minute will be the difference.”      The tendency, after the Predators last-minute, game-winning power play goal on Wednesday, is to blame Blackhawks defenseman Nick... Read more »
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